The Obama administration's directive on transgender access to bathrooms "that treats 'a student's gender identity as the student's sex' is deeply disturbing," said two chairmen of U.S. Catholic bishops' committees.
The U.S. Supreme Court May 16 sent the Zubik v. Burwell case, which challenges the Affordable Care Act's contraceptive requirement for employers, back to the lower courts.
Noting the untimely death of previous declarations of Muslim comity with other faiths, Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick, Washington's retired archbishop, urged that the Marrakesh Declaration not remain ignored.
A brief from Catholic theologians and ethicists may have been instrumental in prompting the court to issue its order for new arguments in Zubik v. Burwell.
The Eternal Word Television Network has asked for a rehearing of its case by the full 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in its case regarding the contraceptive mandate.
Religious freedom remains under "serious and sustained assault" around the globe, according to a new annual report from the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom.
The religious freedom campaign of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops took on a new urgency, wrapped in ominous tones and a foreboding script, in a newly released video.
The Speaker of the House apologized at the Jesuit university Wednesday for previously referring to recipients of government benefits as "takers and makers."
Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Edward M. Rice, whose most recent assignment was auxiliary bishop of St. Louis, as head of the Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau, Missouri.
If Christians and other religious minorities disappear in Iraq and Syria, "pluralism and stability leave with them," the head of the Knights of Columbus told a congressional commission April 19.